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accident in the city. use extra caution. speed sensors not indicating any real delays, except perhaps at the north side. 52 on the west side. 70 looking smoke coming in towards the beltway. five minutes to travel south on 95 to the fort mchenry. this is a live view of traffic at harford. very light so far this morning. liberty looks equally smooth at this hour. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back over to you. >> thank you. hurricane earl -- there have been evacutations. >> the area could start to feel the effects of earl later today. kristen dahlgren has more. >> earl strengthen, bringing with it powerful waves. >> earl is a big unknown. >> do you board up? >> i have not yet. >> officials warned the slightest change could bring a direct hit. either way, the winds are now less than a day away. mandatory evacuations are now under way. watches and warnings from north carolina all the way to new england. >> he hurricane is coming and i am hoping we can make it back into town. >> vacationers pack in their weekend plans, heading for safer ground. on long island, arenas took boats o
effect. what we're looking at in ocean city, emergency management personnel has been talking to us. we have a tropical storm warning. winds will be going about 40 miles an hour, feeling some gusts between 50 and 60 miles an hour. the waves will build later on today, to about 10 feet. of course the waves tomorrow, will increase. we'll be looking at 15 feet or. so tropical force winds, we'll be seeing rains, one to two inches of rain. rough surf, obviously, we'll see minor street flooding. all of that will happen between 3:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on friday. so tonight, around 7:00, emergency management and the mayor have talked to me and said that around 7:00 tonight is critical for them. they'll take a look at how hurricane earl is affecting north carolina and the other coasts and how it will head here. that's a critical time for them. they'll talk to us around 1:00 today. we'll meet with emergency management personnel again. we'll let you know what happens. don harrison, back to you. >> our area looks like it's going to miss the brunt of this storm, the coast guard and maryland national
and they tell us what happened next. >> these video cameras that you see here out of the mall and here inside of the ranch market in richmond recorded the entire incident 0434 year-old effort am and the p h p officers. they told me at 845 tuesday night in baltimore wrote ran into the market making his way to the seafood department. they told kron4 news that here he appeared to grab one of the butcher's nice. chp officer picked up from there. >> we perceive him into the market and he displayed a large weapon, a large knife and be ordered him to drop that. he did not. the officers feared for his safety and but he charge and was mortally wounded. >> the whole scene was copied on several indoor and outdoor surveillance cameras and they have all been turned over to police investigators at this point. at said the ranch market i am here for the kron4 news. >> this story focuses in two different cities. christine connally is in hercules where an older man was beaten to death. the death of two women was discovered this morning. fees >> forget to the to more women now want to talk about a news conferen
have declared states of emergencies. thanks for joining us this morning, i'm megan pringle. >> i'm jamie costello. >> let's go right to weather. here's meteorologist justin berk. >> we are checking out the latest on earl. earl has gotten stronger. it really increased strength yesterday. it surpassed that. this morning's advisory from the national hurricane center, showing 145 mile-per-hour winds. a very clear distinct eye now. roughly 30 miles across. the wind field of tropical storm force winds extends 230 miles away. which means if the center of the storm is 230 miles away from ocean city, they'll still get tropical storm force winds. the one good thing here is that the passage of earl off the coast will be the weaker side of the storm. usually the right side with forward motion. the worst part of the storm is out to sea. the beaches under a tropical storm warning. winds averaging between 40 and 60 miles per hour this time tomorrow into the early part of the afternoon. waves probably 10 to 20 feet. we'll be standing there live from ocean city. coastal flood advisory, not from w
. >>> you're watching the station that works for you. >> they won't let us stay. they are going to make us sit in traffic. >> one and down the east coast vacation plans in chaos as hurricane earl continues to churn in the atlantic. good evening. i'm kelley swoop. the latest data is just coming in. let's get right to wyatt with the latest. >> hot off the press. here is the word. earl a little stronger threatening the united states and midatlantic coast. that would be us. let's look at this. still a category four. now with winds the highest we have seen, sustained at 140 miles an hour. this is a large hurricane and very powerful. you can see it starting to turn northward and still projected to come right up the united states east coast. impact the outer banks before it passes close to maryland, virginia and delaware. in fact right up to the virginia border now. it's a hurricane warning in effect. a hurricane watch still for ocean city and delaware beaches and a tropical storm warning for maryland and delaware. beach forecast for people headed down there this three day weekend. e
and use my ppol. gus writes, i don't need to change my plans, i am going west. go to, and tell us what you think. you can sound off through -acebook. send us a tweet@foxbaltimore. enter fox 45 a for yes, fox 45 b for no and your response may air at 11:00. ready for hurricane earl,rr is sailors working on the hurricane plan. it includesssecuring ships and moving them out of the way, if necessary. they sayyyou should do the same3 when earl passes by maryland, they say, stay off the wattr. >> basscally, we're preparing our people and our assets, to weather the storm safely. but to get back on the water as soon as poosible. >> coast guard rrminds boaters there are changes to draw briige -chedules, and if youuhave hazardous materials on or near spill. >> most of the north carolina coast line is under a hurricane warning as we speak. aad tturists are told to get out of the way of the hurricane.úevo island. -nd cars load order ferries and driven out of town. people that live theee, havv eeperienced hurricanes in the past. >> my great grandparents house, stay in there,,i
. wyatt everhart has been keeping a close eye on this storm. he joins us with the very latest. >> it appears as though now hurricane earl is packing wind to 115 miles per hour, it will make a close pass to ocean city, to maryland, but not actually make landfall in the mid-atlantic. it will make a partial landfall in north carolina. in fact, it's already beginning to do that now. let's give you a closer look with maryland's most powerful storm. it is creeping up in to hat a was, open a coke. the storm headed due north but beginning to make a slight turn to the northeast which is exactly what we need to see in order to keep this thing just offshore of ocean city and allow ocean city to only have to deal with tropical storm force winds. here is our weather net camera there capturing a time lapse. waves getting huge down there right now, and that's really no surprise, as a major hurricane approaches just about 400 miles, the center just about 400 miles from ocean city and 200 from cap hat a was. let's get some frowned troops as we meteorologist like to hear it. what is happening d
want to know what it's going to bring to us. >> justin berk has the answers. >> we already thought earl peaked. we wake up with it knocking on the east coast doorstep, it's gotten stronger. winds measured at 145 miles per hour. that is a very strong category 4 storm. not just minimal for deep within that range. it appears as if it's actually expanded in size. going to about 230 miles away. could hit the north carolina coastline. at least tropical storm force winds. this will stay away from baltimore and that cold front to our west will help push the thing off the coast. until then, here we go. this is what earl means to maryland. beaches under a tropical storm warning. guaranteed there'll be tropical storm conditions within 36 hours. by this time tomorrow, when i'm standing on the beach with christian shaeffer. joce sterman going in for full coverage. we have waves between 10 to 20 feet expected off the shoreline. there may be flooding, about three-foot tidal surge. some of the water works off the chesapeake bay. coastal flood advisory for western shores of the chesapeake, not immediate
. >> we rented a big house and they kicked us out of the house this morning. >> there have been times when people sworn to us it's not going to touch us and within three hours, it's right on top of us. >> fema is shipping bottled water, generators, and 300,000 meals to north carolina and massachusetts. labor day weekend is always one of the most busy boating weekends of the year in our area. so those who come out and they rescue boaters, they say this is always the situation, they are always ready. abc2 news, christian shaefer shows us how they are preparing for one worry. take a look. >> reporter: if you can't take the boat out of the water, the coast guard recommends you secure it with extra lines. that's what they have been doing with their vessels as they wait to see what hurricane earl might bring. coast guard officials hope you'll leave it right where it is. >> we recommend that during this event you stay off the water. there's really -- there's too much to risk. >> too much risk because of shifting tides and the potential for high winds, even if the bulk of hurricane earl s
. thanks for being with us this thursday morning. rn i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm eveyallison seymour. more now ymon today's top storyt one of the lasting scenes from yesterday's hostage situation at the discovery channel building will be concerned parents waiting to get their children who were being taken out akof the discovery kids day care inside of the building. ld all of those children were in safely reunited with their e parents. >> we'll go rentlive to the discovery channel building where there is still a police po presence this morning in a couple of minutes. nu >>> but first the latest on hurricane earl. the storm expected to reach the east thcoast late tonight and into tomorrow morning, but willi not likely make a direct hit. there is still concern that the core of the storm could shift closer to the coast. president coobama has already ordered federal agencies to coordinate relief efforts. fo a state of emergency has bmaryl and north carolina. thousands of tourists heeded calls to heedevacuate in north carolina but many are vowing to ride out the storm. to >> and let's get
mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> tony pann has a quick look at today's forecast. we are not too worried about earl in baltimore. >> that is a good point. we will not feel any of the affects of earl around baltimore. at stuff will be at the beach. we're shooting for a high temperature in the low 90's. it will still be hot. mostly sunny skies. we will give you the whole scenario on earl and what to expect this weekend. first we say good morning to sarah. >> we have a disabled vehicle on the outer loop at reisterstown road. it does not appear to be causing a delay. the rest of the speed sensors are in great shape. northeast side the harrisburg expressway is checking out fine. so far so good at their. seven minutes on 895 south down to the harbor tunnel tolls. eight minutes on the inner loop from 795 over towards 83. this is the east side and so for it looks good in both loops. the entire beltway is delay-free at this time. not picking up any delays on southbound 95. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> hurricane earl has regained some
'malley anddmegan from ocean city we had aacall at 9:30 to discuss the concernsish and use. we become more involved at the local level. >> overn oomalleyyis advising holiday traaelers not to travel to oceen citt during the height %-it's unlikely that ocean city the governor will by updated. later today. we will head down there to bring storm is affecting our region and be of courseeour holiday %-close eye a hurricane earl ast coastlinee it's a category iv storm ight noo. any shift could put ttat part of -he country? craig joins us from norrh carolina, good morning, craig. >> reporter: cleaa and breezy but the deterioration in the wwather will continue as the day wears onn local emergency management officials are meeting right now ú% determine f there's going to be another evacuations. hurricane earl expected to while it's expecced to stay oofshore, t's the most powerful hurricane to threaten the ccaat ú% yyars. federal obama has urged federal %-thh states of orth carolina, and maryland haveedeclared emergency. >>> , be ready. ú%u''e all hearrng the news, and we're fairly certain that we ca
from us bbt mmght come in and mmke a 90 degree turn and come take ccre of us. >>reportee: well this storm is expecced to mmve in bout 33% this mornnng and then move out are expecting assign weekend and city leaders want all visitors to know nothing this weekend in ocean city has bben cancelled. we areelive in ocean city tonnght, fox 45 %ú>>> thank you jeff. and as jeff entioned earl is ccose the sky watch weather center. what do you havv. >> we are watching that storm and stilllvery strong category 3 at this time and we do have the warning posted tropical stormmwarning for the eastern portion of the state including ocean city where we re goingg6 toosee trrpical storm force winds as much as 60 miles an hour and then alsooon the western edge of the chesapeake bake we have a coastal flood advisory with potential for flooding conditions out there. atlantic hurricane satellite image here category 3 storm winds t 115 iles an hour gusting o 1388and starting to make land fall over the oyrt bank of the ccrolinas and winds in the 30 milessan hour range and track will show how it
that that is all about to change. the mayor told us they are ready for the hurricane. >> we are going to see some items blowing around, things that do not get secured. we do not think we are going to see anything dramatic. >> i guess it is time to go on home. >> some tourists were cutting their vacation at short because of the storm. others, the groote hurricane ike, will ride out -- who rode will rideane like out earl as well. restrictions were in place all over the beach. alive cards are not taking any chances. they are only letting -- life guards are not taking any chances. they are only letting swimmers go in a certain amount. many people are wondering if they can reschedule their treip. >> they say the north carolina is closing. rb going to follow suit? things of that nature -- are we going to follow suit? things of that nature. >> we have our plans in place internally in that the city. we are ready to clean up quickly after the weekend and be ready for business. >> the ocean city emergency operation center will be opening at four o'clock tomorrow morning to keep a closer eye on the storm. w
is not smart. what is smart is getting more car for your money at carmax. guaranteed quality used cars can cost a lot less than new cars, so you can get more car for less money by shopping at carmax. now more than ever the smart choice is carmax. the way car buying should be. >>> it is 6:00 and another hot warm summery day. >> we're going to be talking about earl. i'll have the full discussion shortly, not a huge issue but close enough that we have to stay very, very vigilant and in some respects concerned. take a look at the graphics. this is the 54th day of temperatures above 90 this year. we tie a record that goes back to that record to 1988. 91 at lunch. 92 this evening. by this afternoon and this evening we start to get shade clouds and give us a break in that unrelenting heat and sun. of course those shade clouds will be the leading edge of earl. ultimately, though, all good. i'll explain why shortly. don, tack it away. >> don, the rush from sharon. >> not much going on on the rush. just a disabled vehicle, the northwest side not causing any delays. there's a look at your drive times and
efforts. we have coverage all up and down the coast this morning. and, of course, sam starts us off from the north carolina coast in atlantic beach, where everyone is on high alert. good morning, sam. >> good morning, robin. the waters are chopping up this morning because earl is about 350 miles away from where we're standing right now. as george said, bigger and stronger than it ever was. at 145 miles per hour, this storm is just ten miles away. 10-mile-per-hour change in the winds, from a rare category 5 hurricane. here's the latest track on earl. here's what is expected this storm will do over the next two or three days. that is move along the carolina coastline, with hurricane-force winds to be felt here. to continue to curve up the shoreline, with hurricane-force winds to be felt near cape cod. and all the way along, we'll see waves in the 12 to 16-foot category. earl may have been a storm that was difficult to get everyone's attention with. but now, it's a storm that demands attention. >> this eye looks about 25 miles wide. >> reporter: it's an exclusive view of the eye of earl. fr
're asking people to use common sense precautions to prepare for tropical winds. that is what we are going to get. >> trash cans were moved off the beach. they are expecting some minor flooding. overall, they are feeling confident that ocean city will be spared from any major damage. >> we will get through this. this is another storm. we feel comfortable with the forecast. we are ready to go and ready to clean up quickly. >> here is another live look at some of the surfers out here in the inlet. again, they are the only ones allowed into the water. very quickly, we're told the emergency center operator will be here for a limited time tomorrow morning. it is going to get serious tomorrow. i am getting wet. look at my pants. is that fair enough? i went in and got dirty. we will see what happens. we will have another live report for you at 6:00. >> you get all to the news, all. he is sending updates to our live wire at you can get updates from him and the weather service. you'll also find links to the live wire on our home page. >> here we go again. another oil rig fire is burning
to be evacuated. the governnr will be briefed again later today. stay with us through the storm. we already have a crew down in ocean city right now. todaa i will e heaaed down there, too. we will be bringing you live reports on exaccly how this storm is affecting our region and the holiday planss megan gilliland, fx 45 morning nness >>> ffoecasters are keeping a close eye on hurricane earl as %-it's a categgry iv storm right now and any ship could out most the populated part of the country in danger. we are joined byycraig frrm good morningg ccaii. %-patrice.r: good morning, we're expectinn hurricane %-thhs is one of the mmst powerl huuricanes to threaten the coast in years. few people areerisking. %--> reporter: president obama -as ordered federal agencies to cooodinate efforts ahead of hurricane earl. the governors of north carolina, virginia and maryland have declarrd states of emergency. can tell what is going toof us happenn news we''e hearing. storm that is a big storm. it's a major hurricane. >> reporter: esidents and ú%evacuate the outer ú%aters are tryinn to keep thei
:00 a.m. friday. >> this storm is definitely going to zoom on by us. but passing by close to 150 miles offshore. winds are still a factor here. let's talk about them. southerly winds, as the storm starts to approach the mouth of the bay. the counter clockwise rotation will push as far up into northern baltimore county. the storm is going to generate tides, maybe 1 to 3 feet above average. the coastal flood advisories are in effect only until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. and it was pushed into the bay. eventually gets pushed out of the bay. starts to pull it out again. again, until 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, the coastal flood advisories are in effect. >>> as far as the plot of this storm, all of the models keeping it well offshore. but again, tropical storm force winds, extend 205 miles out from the center of the storm. hurricane force winds extend about 70. even with the passing out that far, we're still going to see the impact along the shore. >>> first warning weather coverage continues with adam may, who is live in ocean city. where emergency plans are already under way. >> waters a
in the bay, on the western shores and down along the coast. so what that means for us, is that as this storm approaches, those winds will push water into the bay. roughly 1 to 3 feet above the average tide at high tide. but as the storm starts to move on by, the winds will shift. and the same influence that pushed them in will push them back out. this will happen by the end of the afternoon. and as bob mentioned, the coastal flood advisories are only in effect until 6:00 a.m. that change will happen sooner than later, on the western shores. bay, and out toward central maryland. we will hardly know this storm is moving on by. as for the plot, we call this the spaghetti plot. several different models, a compilation of them all. they're all in pretty good agreement, alignment, watching this storm passing the coast, up ocean city, moving toward cape cod. that will all happen within the 12-hour period between friday, at 8:00 in the mowng, and friday, 8 -- 8:00 in the morning and friday 8:00 in the evening. bob will have your complete updated first warning forecast. back to you inside. >> first wa
the east coast. join us today at 4:00 for a live one-hour special tracking hurricane earl. we'll have live reports at 5:00, 6:00 and 11:00. tomorrow on good morning maryland starts one hour earlier, we'll be up at 4:00 a.m. and live team coverage will continue throughout the day. get the latest on hurricane earl on your website. you can check up to the minute news, the homepage and everything there is to know about earl. click on the hurricane center. >>> a hostage situation at the headquarters of the discovery channel cable tv network in montgomery county ends with gunfire. james lee was armed with a gun and explosives when he walked into the building yesterday afternoon. he took several hostages for several hours. it ended with a sniper taking out the suspect. the suspect was shot by police officers. the device um, appeared to go off uh, the hostages, there were three hostages, all the hostages are safe. >> the hostages, two employees and a security guard weren't hurt in the four-hour standoff. >>> jury selection is scheduled to begin today for the three men accused of kill
. >> the idea is to get the word out. ask everybody to use caution, prepare for tropical winds, that's what we're going to get. >> reporter: two conventions scheduled for this weekend will go on as scheduled. the high winds are expect to go down friday afternoon, the rip currents still will remain, swimming has been restricted likely through saturday.? we have our plans for the city and ready to go and ready to go through it. >> reporter: those were the other folks meeting this afternoon, what to do after hurricane earl leaves, how to clean up quickly t waves crashing in right now. a lot of the people on the beach didn't bring that you're sites and towels, they brought their binoculars and taking a look at the surf hurricane earl is kicking up here, really is quite an impressive sight to see. they are expecting the highest winds to be around 8:00 in the morning, all day, running 5:00 through 1:00 in the afternoon, after that expected to get pretty nice out here, not expecting a lot of labor day visitors to hurricane redown here through friday, when that high wind is going, i tell you even a ra
that used the word for the ocean roiling. i never heard that term before. but this ocean has been roiling since we got here. >> reporter: and roiling waters and storm predictions were all the governor of north carolina needed to declare a state of emergency. >> people are telling us tonight, based on predictor models, that it's just going to come close to our coast, we've all got to be very sensitive to the fact that in a blink of an eye, it changes. >> reporter: the last big storm to hit north carolina, hurricane isabel in 2003, killed at least 16 and caused $3.4 billion in damage on its path up the eastern u.s. >> between the personnel, the vehicles, and also four warehouses fully stocked with blankets and food and water. the red cross is ready. >> reporter: while earl is stirring up a sense of urgency down below, it's also creating a sense of wonder from above. >> the strength of the storm looks just absolutely amazing. just unbelievable view of the planet. you have to wonder what's going on below those clouds. >> reporter: and, of course, the question is, where is earl going? we've go
to under 50 points. the nasdaq gained 62. u.s. auto sales are no longer you're helping to lead an economic recovery and it is not just the big bands of taking a hit. will general motors all sales fall 7%, ford, 5%, subaru salt -- saw sales fall more than 7%. economic fears are also forcing car manufacturers to hold back incentives, which also drives potential customers away. there is a bit of good economic news locally him. maryland gained about 46,000 jobs from june to july. the report also alludes to a potential jump in the nation's unemployment rate to somewhere above 95%. maryland's rate still remains well below that figure. as we first reported earlier this month, the state is dealing with a pretty large surplus tonight to the tune of about -- the bulk of that comes from tax revenue. the surplus will be dumped into the rainy day fund and the baltimore business journal breaks down the numbers even further. we have a link to the story on parents, new research may have you thinking twice before cutting down on your kids for sleeping too much. we will explain. we'll tell you h
of 11 percent say yes. 90 percent say no. surf ii going to be too rough. i will stay home and use my own -ool. >> but gus writee on ourú website..3 i don't need to change my plans, i am going west..3 >> another big story toddy. hhstage situation at the discovery channel building. in silver spring. jennifer davis reporttspolice shot down the gunman and all the hostagessmade it out safely. >> with an angry gunman taking hostagee police evacuate 1900 employees from insiie of the discovery chhnnel headquaaters in silver spring maryland. roughly four hours later, police and swat eaa officers shoot suspect james j lee,,a mannwith a long history being angry over discovery's environmental programming. >>>our tacticaa units moved in, they shot the suspect. the ssspect is deceased. >> there ere frightening moments as the drama unfolded. evacuateing 100 children ffom a day care ccntee. >> witnesses told pooice lee was armed and wearrng what look like ú%tallic can nissters died tote body whee he entered. they watched him on close ccrcuit tv. he took three people as alllunharmed in thh end. >> we
turk, tracking earl's every movement for us. we'll go immediately to bob. >> take a look at radar. rain bands moving into the carolina coast. you can see a few of those light rain bands. and a few sprinkles around the norfolk area. as we continue to contract and watch this up toward the general region over the next 12 to 24 hours. take a look at the track once again. we'll be updating this as the storm comes in. but the storm has been dropped to a category 3 storm. it was a 4 most of the day. winds down to 125, moving off to the north. eventually to the northeast at around 18 miles per hour. by the time it gets up to noon, it will be a category bonn. in -- category 1. in our region, offshore by noon, probably a strong category 2. let's go to a couple of graphics real quick. we have a closeup view. you can see the track just offshore, moving there. i think you'll see pretty strong wind gusts n. our region, we have a coastal flood advisory in effect. a tropical storm warning for thation city area, sussex county, worcester and virginia. hurricane watch for those folks. i think there may be
, even though the general approach of that storm is likely to be around sunrise for us. so the surfers are trying to get the best of it, there's some lulls in between the swells, starting to see more white caps further off in the ocean, a half mile or a mile offshore,nd it really is just a matter of sitting an waiting, we have spoke to locals down here who are kind of excited, they like to see this kind of stuff, they know it's not going to be the worst storm ever, there are some people who aring that are concerned, one family up in the 10 0's, staying at golden sand, their beach is already gone. i have a hard time believing that considering how much water we've got, but we were watching that high tide and there is less beach further up in the 10 0's, there is places where there is not much beach left. that's the issue right here. the wind and waves, probably sea foam, and of course waves lapping up into the parking lot. kelly back the studio. >> justin, we reported that the beach is closed to swimmers but okafor surfers. we should emphasize that. >> they are hanging on, they have got
running telling us there was a gunman in the building. so we got in the nearest office, we got down on the floor and prayed. >> after a man armed with a gun and explosives burst into the headquarters of the discovery channel. >> wearing what appeared to be canisters on his front and back. he also pulled a handgun out and was waving a handgun. >> reporter: he entered the building in the early afternoon taking the security guard hostage. most of the 1900 employees evacuated safely. children were also evacuated if the day care center. a normally bustling center was shut down. >> there are people going to and fro and it looks normal. >> reporter: right now what does it look like? >> it looks like a ghost town. >> reporter: police say james lee was angry with discovery channel's programming. he demands the network deal with globe al warming and the economy. in 2008 lee was arrested outside the discovery channel headquarters for protesting. on wednesday after 4 hours trying to negotiate the stand off ended when he pointed the gun at one of his hostages. >> all of our employees are account
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